Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

As of August 18, 2018: The East Fee Hall entrance is closed and inaccessible until further notice due to ongoing construction. The main West Fee entrance and the central loading dock entrance are open and accessible from Wilson Road. More information.

About the lecture series

The bioethics brownbag lecture series was started by the Center in the mid 1990s. Over the years, the series has featured countless speakers from all over the United States and the rest of the world. Lecture topics frequently stem from bioethics history, current research, theory, law and health policy, and more.

How can I attend a lecture?

You can join us in person or watch live online! Lectures are held on MSU’s campus in East Lansing from 12-1 pm EST. See individual event details for room locations. Feel free to bring your lunch! Complimentary beverages and light snacks will be provided.

You can watch online from any location by visiting Here are some instructions for your first time joining the webinar, or if you have attended or viewed them before, go to the meeting!

If you can’t make it to a lecture or can’t watch it live online, don’t worry! All our lectures are recorded and posted in our archive, which dates back to 2010. To view a list of lectures from 2002-2010 that were not recorded, click here.

Upcoming Lecture

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Should We Be Reaching for Immortality?

Tom Tomlinson, PhD
Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences
Department of Philosophy
Michigan State University

February 13, 2019
12 - 1 pm; C102 Patenge Rm, East Fee Hall

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